So let me start this review by saying two things: 1. I have had insomnia since I was a child, which means that I've had it for over 35 years & I have tried EVERYTHING to fall asleep. 2. I get A LOT of headaches. So many over the years that I know all of my triggers (heat, bright lights, certain foods, chemically-scented products, fake sugar) & what has caused them when I get them.
Anyway, I asked if there was any artificial sweeteners or stevia in any of the products & was told that NONE of the products has either item, so I ordered the Liquid Sleep Multi Mineral in both flavors, the topical & oral probiotics, B12 spray, & Morning Liquid Vitamins. I tried the Coconut Liquid Sleep first.
First of all, it tastes disgusting, like overly sweet & thick coconut. I love coconut & this didn't smell or taste like the real thing AT ALL. It also had the texture of mucous. (YUCK). AND it also tasted like fake sugar, overly sweet. However, they had assured me that it didn't contain those ingredients, so I thought that maybe I was wrong. I wasn't sure if I could choke this stuff down every night anyway just based on the taste & texture, but figured that if I actually fell asleep that it would be SO worth it.
Pretty quickly after I went to bed I developed the WORST MIGRAINE OF MY LIFE. And yes - it felt like the same headaches I get from fake sugar & stevia. I'm not sure why they would lie, but I do know that my body doesn't lie about my headaches & where they come from.
I have no idea why an organic company would feel the need to sweeten a SLEEP AID with artificial sweeteners, but they did. They might even respond to this review & say that they didn't, but that is simply not true. All I wanted was a product that put me to sleep & instead I was in such an intense amount of pain & was crying through the night as my head throbbed on & on. Needless to say, this product does not work & contains ingredients that ar...